Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from William Willcocks, 30 July 1799

From William Willcocks, 30 July 1799

New York July 30th. 1799


We have in custody three Deserters from Captain Pattersons Company—May they be tried by a Regimental Court-martial?

I take this Opportunity also to inform you that we have a number of Soldiers at our Camp in their Shirt Sleeves—there being no uniform Coats—niether are there any more Stocks.

The bearer waits for a line in Answer, if You please—

With the highest respect I am Your Obedt.

Wm. Willcocks

(LS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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